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Attacker of Nancy Pelosi's husband sentenced to 30 years

David DePape, who broke into former US House Speaker's home in 2022 and assaulted her husband with a hammer, sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Attacker of Nancy Pelosi's husband sentenced to 30 years

Assailant beats, kicks Jewish children in Brooklyn

11-13-year-old Orthodox children playing on the sidewalk viciously attacked by man who threw 2 of them to the ground and repeatedly kicked one of them.

Assailant beats, kicks Jewish children in Brooklyn

Jewish man assaulted at NYC anti-Israel protest

Anti-Israel protesters steal Jewish man's traditional head-covering and beat him during demonstration intended to disrupt the Met Gala.

Jewish man assaulted at NYC anti-Israel protest

Shocking footage:

Elderly man shoved to ground, in serious condition

Man indicted after being filmed shoving elderly Jewish man to ground in Jerusalem assault, leaving victim in serious condition as he fled the scene.

Elderly man shoved to ground, in serious condition

Orthodox woman punched in the head in Crown Heights

Chabad woman assaulted by African American man who punched her without provocation as she stood on a Brooklyn street corner.

Orthodox woman punched in the head in Crown Heights

German-Israeli assault victim identified

A German Jew of Israeli origin, Lahav Shapira, has been identified as the victim of a violent assault by an anti-Israe protester three weeks ago.

German-Israeli assault victim identified

Suspected attacker of Minister Silman to be indicted

Police to file an indictment on Thursday against woman who is suspected of attacking Environmental Protection Minister Idit Silman.

Suspected attacker of Minister Silman to be indicted

North of Toronto:

Man arrested over antisemitic assault

34-year-old arrested after four Jewish adults were attacked while walking home from synagogue in city of Vaughan.

Man arrested over antisemitic assault

Berlin:

Two people attacked after speaking Hebrew

Man assaults two people who were speaking Hebrew in Neukölln district before fleeing the scene.

Two people attacked after speaking Hebrew

London:

Police investigating Jewish woman's assault as hate crime

The incident took place on Thursday, when the 20-year-old was robbed by two women who ran off.

Police investigating Jewish woman's assault as hate crime

Scotland:

78-year-old veteran assaulted by anti-Israel activists

Elderly veteran punched and kicked by anti-Israel demonstrators while attempting to sell Remembrance Day poppies at Waverley Station.

78-year-old veteran assaulted by anti-Israel activists

Seven arrested in Petah Tikvah gang attack

Police have arrested seven individuals who took part in a group assault on a young man in a Petah Tikvah park.

Seven arrested in Petah Tikvah gang attack

Arab bus driver sprays youths after they refuse to change seats

An Arab bus driver sprayed Jewish youths with perfume and verbally abused them for refusing to move their seats.

Arab bus driver sprays youths after they refuse to change seats

Jewish man beaten on Jerusalem day and accused of assault

Man viciously beaten by Arab security guards chanting 'slaughter the Jew' questioned like a suspect when he files complaint.

Jewish man beaten on Jerusalem day and accused of assault

Brooklyn hate crime:

NYC man gets 60 days in jail for punching Jew in IDF sweater

28-year-old from Staten Island who appears at hearing wearing keffiyeh and spouting anti-Israel slogans pleads guilty to hate crime charge.

NYC man gets 60 days in jail for punching Jew in IDF sweater

London hate crime

Man shouting abuse assaults Jewish bus passenger with pole

Assailant waving long yellow pole threatens to 'mash up' Jewish passenger, also harasses other Jews on Stamford Hill bus.

Man shouting abuse assaults Jewish bus passenger with pole

Queens teen indicted for brutal attack on Jewish man in park

Teen gang attack leaves Jewish man with severe injuries to his ribs, eye, face, head, back and body.

Queens teen indicted for brutal attack on Jewish man in park

NYC hate crime:

Antisemite throws rock at Queens Jewish man on Shabbat

NYPD probing brazen morning assault on Jewish man near Queens synagogue.

Antisemite throws rock at Queens Jewish man on Shabbat

Druze security guard assaulted in Meron for speaking Arabic

Guard providing security at site of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai's grave brutally assaulted by group of youths and hospitalized.

Druze security guard assaulted in Meron for speaking Arabic

Teen who broke Jewish boy’s nose in NYC gang attack arrested

Suspect is fourth member of masked gang to be arrested for unprovoked attack on two Jewish teens on Crown Heights street.

Teen who broke Jewish boy’s nose in NYC gang attack arrested

Antisemitic attack in Florida:

Man arrested for pulling off Jewish man’s kippah, punching him

Elderly Jewish man attacked in Boca Raton Walmart by antisemite who spits on his kippah and punches him twice.

Man arrested for pulling off Jewish man’s kippah, punching him

Minister Nir Barkat attacked by protestors in Tel Aviv

Policeman injured and taken to the hospital after left-wing protestors assault Economy Minister's security guards

Minister Nir Barkat attacked by protestors in Tel Aviv

Montreal police arrest teen suspect in attacks on Hasidic Jews

18-year-old accused of viciously assaulting two Jews in the span of an hour being investigated by hate crimes unit.

Montreal police arrest teen suspect in attacks on Hasidic Jews

Two Brooklyn Jews attacked with pepper spray by antisemite

Two Brooklyn Jews attacked with pepper spray by antisemite

Montreal police probing violent assaults against Hasidic Jews

Hate crimes unit asking for help identifying teen who attacked two Jews on the same night, throwing them to the ground.

Montreal police probing violent assaults against Hasidic Jews

FBI probing swastika carved into back of autistic Jewish teen

17-year-old non-verbal boy who uses service dog was victim of antisemitic assault at his Las Vegas school.

FBI probing swastika carved into back of autistic Jewish teen

Antisemitism in New York City:

Assault victim’s dad calls out Schumer, Nadler for inaction

Barry Borgen asks hearing why the two senior Jewish NY Dems refused to respond after his son received beating that sent him to the hospital.

Assault victim’s dad calls out Schumer, Nadler for inaction

Antisemitic attack:

Elderly Florida Jewish woman choked by condo manager

71-year-old Fort Lauderdale woman recounts assault by condo employee who viciously attacked her and hurled antisemitic abuse.

Elderly Florida Jewish woman choked by condo manager

Jewish Finnish politician brutally beaten, threatened with death

Veteran lawmaker accosted by angry antisemite who threatens to throw him onto subway tracks and punches him in the face.

Jewish Finnish politician brutally beaten, threatened with death

Baltimore:

Jewish man attacked in front of synagogue, has kippah stolen

Brazen robbery in broad daylight ends with police tackling suspect resisting arrest.

Jewish man attacked in front of synagogue, has kippah stolen

Brooklyn:

Woman arrested for punching Jewish man in face, hurling abuse

Orthodox victim accosted in Brooklyn store by woman demanding money who punches him repeatedly in the face.

Woman arrested for punching Jewish man in face, hurling abuse

London hate crime:

Jewish girls victimized by man shouting antisemitic slurs

Latest incident in heavily Jewish Stamford Hill points to troubling trend of area's Jewish residents being increasingly targeted.

Jewish girls victimized by man shouting antisemitic slurs

Teen charged for violent muggings of Crown Heights Jewish boys

16-year-old was one of 5 teens who viciously robbed and assaulted Jewish boys walking down Brooklyn street.

Teen charged for violent muggings of Crown Heights Jewish boys

Lakewood, New Jersey:

Man with machete arrested after threatening Jews near synagogue

Man with large knife terrorizing Jews outside Lakewood Satmar synagogue in police custody, facing multiple charges.

Man with machete arrested after threatening Jews near synagogue

NYC man who assaulted Jews given 18-month sentence

Staten Island pro-Palestinian activist behind string of assaults on NY Jews sentenced after pleading guilty to federal hate crime charges.

NYC man who assaulted Jews given 18-month sentence

UK court sides with attacker:

Muslim who assaulted 3 Jews given hospital stay instead of jail

London judge tells courtroom he's 'satisfied' assailant who brutally beat Jews is 'suffering from a mental disorder.'

Muslim who assaulted 3 Jews given hospital stay instead of jail

Assaulted for speaking Hebrew:

Florida Jewish man speaking on phone brutally sucker punched

Vicious assault of Jewish man talking in Hebrew on phone while riding bicycle in Broward County caught on video.

Florida Jewish man speaking on phone brutally sucker punched

NYC antisemitic subway attack:

Attacker who viciously assaulted Jewish man finally arrested

Suspect nabbed by NYPD seven months after brutally punching Jewish man in apparent antisemitic hate crime.

Attacker who viciously assaulted Jewish man finally arrested

Crown Heights Jewish man brutally punched in the head

Orthodox man victim of unprovoked vicious early morning assault in Brooklyn.

Crown Heights Jewish man brutally punched in the head

Washington DC:

Kanye West invoked during assault on man with Star of David

‘Yeah, do it for Kanye’: A DC-area assault victim says attackers made antisemitic comments, invoked anti-Jewish rapper.

Kanye West invoked during assault on man with Star of David

Teen gang attacks Jewish boys in Crown Heights

Group of teens also harasses Jewish couple and woman walking alone.

Teen gang attacks Jewish boys in Crown Heights

Masked teen gang attacks Crown Heights Jewish man

Group of teens accosts Jewish man in Brooklyn, throwing object at him.

Masked teen gang attacks Crown Heights Jewish man

Brooklyn:

Jewish girls spat on by antisemite in Crown Heights

Young Jewish girls on their way to school verbally assaulted by assailant in Brooklyn.

Jewish girls spat on by antisemite in Crown Heights

Manhattan:

DA offers plea deal to suspect in brutal antisemitic gang attack

Man accused of 2021 assault on Jewish New Yorker told prison guards he’s do it all over again.

DA offers plea deal to suspect in brutal antisemitic gang attack

Brooklyn:

Jewish woman slapped by laughing teens after entering store

Yet another brazen unprovoked antisemitic assault takes place in Brooklyn.

Jewish woman slapped by laughing teens after entering store

Jewish man and infant son violently attacked in London

Stamford Hill antisemitic attack leaves Jewish man with cuts on his face and hand.

Jewish man and infant son violently attacked in London

PA Arab arrested after attacking haredi woman in Bnei Brak

Volunteers captured a PA resident of Nablus after he attacked a woman in Bnei Brak and fled to a construction site in the area.

PA Arab arrested after attacking haredi woman in Bnei Brak

Woman assaulted by Secret Service agent in Jerusalem sues

Woman who was allegedly punched repeatedly by off-duty agent prepping for Biden visit sues in DC court.

Woman assaulted by Secret Service agent in Jerusalem sues

Man who attacked three Jews in north London found guilty

British man convicted for string of attacks in heavily Jewish area of north London.

Man who attacked three Jews in north London found guilty

Paul Pelosi attacker charged

Affidavit says David DePape intended to tie up Nancy Pelosi and break her kneecaps if she didn't tell him the "truth".

Paul Pelosi attacker charged

Brooklyn yeshiva students punched and pelted with eggs

Three Jewish students assaulted outside their yeshiva by gang of teenagers shouting "Free Palestine."

Brooklyn yeshiva students punched and pelted with eggs

Second Jewish man attacked in Berlin

Jewish man brutally assaulted on Berlin subway only days after rabbi assaulted near Berlin train station.

Second Jewish man attacked in Berlin

German state rabbi attacked, subjected to antisemitic abuse

Rabbi of Potsdam assaulted in antisemitic attack in front of son at Berlin train station.

German state rabbi attacked, subjected to antisemitic abuse

UK court hears how man 'traveled from Yorkshire to attack Jews'

Trial begins for man accused of string of assaults against north London Jews walking to synagogue.

UK court hears how man 'traveled from Yorkshire to attack Jews'

Hate crime in NYC:

Jewish woman choked by antisemite while waiting for the subway

Brazen daytime antisemitic attack being investigated as hate crime by NYPD.

Jewish woman choked by antisemite while waiting for the subway

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at New York event

Author, who has been under a death threat from Iran since 1989, was attacked as he was about to speak at western New York event.

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage at New York event

British 19-year-old sentenced for attacking rabbi with brick

UK teenager given a 43-month prison term for attacking rabbi with a brick causing severe facial swelling.

British 19-year-old sentenced for attacking rabbi with brick

Joint List MK to be interrogated on suspicion of assault

Last May, MK Ofer Cassif of the Joint Arab List was filmed assaulting a Border Police officer who blocked his vehicle.

Joint List MK to be interrogated on suspicion of assault

Arrest made in brutal beating of Crown Heights Jewish man

Driver who was beaten by gang with 5-year old son in car finally sees justice as one of the suspects arrested.

Arrest made in brutal beating of Crown Heights Jewish man

'Laughingstock' - Teen out on bail after choking police officer

A 16-year-old who assaulted an officer in the NYC subway was freed on bail despite his criminal record.

'Laughingstock' - Teen out on bail after choking police officer